The inaugural REVOLT WORLD event in Atlanta, GA from September 22-24 was a resounding success. It was produced by Diddy’s media company Revolt. The conference took place in southwest Atlanta at Pangaea Studios, previously owned by Tyler Perry. The event was packed with diverse entertainment, food, drinks, and great vibes. This weekend was a fusion of entertainment and education for entrepreneurs within the culture. Day one featured live recordings of popular REVOLT shows and appearances by Trina, Tierra Whack, Juvenile, and Mannie Fresh, along with DJ Holiday.
With this year being hip-hop's 50th anniversary, the stage was perfectly set for the black community to come together and network while drawing inspiration from a multitude of activities available throughout the day. Whether it was seizing opportunities in the Revolt Podcast Network Pitch Competition or absorbing valuable insights from guest speakers, a diverse range of engaging activities awaited participants.
The event provided attendees with a comprehensive experience of everything REVOLT had to offer. Here are some of the most exciting moments from this unforgettable event.
In the LOVE Lounge, attendees immersed themselves in Diddy's latest album, "The Love Album: Off The Grid." The space was adorned with red lighting, lounge areas, a photo booth, and a list of featured artists, creating a visually captivating atmosphere.
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N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN hosted a live conversation with special guests Juvenile and Mannie Fresh. They discussed current projects, the release of B.G. from prison, and N.O.R.E.'s early support for the Hot Boys.
The conversation delved into the surprise remix of Juvenile's "Ha" by a certain Brooklyn G.O.A.T., which helped JAY-Z gain Southern exposure. Juvenile and Mannie Fresh, after their "Drink Champs" interview, set the stage ablaze with renditions of classic tracks like "Back That Azz Up" and Big Tymers' hits, adding to the event's energy.
The grand finale on day one featured Moneybagg Yo, who not only delivered a fantastic performance but also celebrated his birthday, with the crowd joining in for a special "Happy Birthday" serenade.
REVOLT WORLD's first conference was an unforgettable blend of music, discussions, and entertainment, showcasing the diverse and vibrant world of hip hop.